disco

(redirected from Disco dancing)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

dis·co

 (dĭs′kō)
n. pl. dis·cos
1. A discotheque.
2.
a. Popular dance music, popularized in the late 1970s, characterized by strong repetitive bass rhythms.
b. A style of dancing usually done to disco music.
intr.v. dis·coed, dis·co·ing, dis·cos
To dance to disco music.

[Short for discotheque.]

dis′co adj.

disco

(ˈdɪskəʊ)
n, pl -cos
1. (Pop Music)
a. an occasion at which typically young people dance to amplified pop records, usually compered by a disc jockey and featuring special lighting effects
b. (as modifier): disco dancing.
2. (Pop Music) a nightclub or other public place where such dances take place
3. (Pop Music) mobile equipment, usually accompanied by a disc jockey who operates it, for providing music for a disco
4. (Pop Music)
a. a type of dance music designed to be played in discos, with a solid thump on each beat
b. (as modifier): a disco record.
[C20: shortened from discotheque]

dis•co

(ˈdɪs koʊ)

n., pl. -cos. n.
1. a discotheque.
2. a style of popular music for dancing with a heavy, rhythmic beat.
v.i.
3. to dance to disco.
[1960–65, Amer.; by shortening]

disco

1. A dance poupular in the 1970s and set within a structure of certain moves and steps designed to give the impression of cool.”
2. A form of R&B music that developed from funk in the early 1970s. Disco abandoned many of the vocal and improvised elements of funk in favor of a strong beat.

disco

(ˈdiskou)
short for discotheque.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disco - popular dance music (especially in the late 1970s); melodic with a regular bass beat; intended mainly for dancing at discotheques
popular music, popular music genre - any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)
2.disco - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular musicdisco - a public dance hall for dancing to recorded popular music
ballroom, dance hall, dance palace - large room used mainly for dancing
Verb1.disco - dance to disco music
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

disco

noun dance, ball, hop (informal), knees-up (Brit. informal), discotheque, dancing party The youth club holds a disco every Friday night.
Translations
diskotéka
diskotek
disko
disko
ディスコ
디스코
diskotéka
disko
disco
ดิสโก้
điệu nhảy disco

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ]
A. ABBR =discothequedisco f, discoteca f
B. CPD disco dancing Nbaile m de música disco
disco music Nmúsica f disco

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ] n abbr (=discotheque)
(= place, club) → discothèque f
(= event) → soirée f disco
There's a disco at the school tonight → Il y a une soirée disco à l'école ce soir.
(= music) → disco mdisco dancing ndanse f disco

disco

nDisco f, → Disko f; disco dancingDiscotanzen nt

disco

[ˈdɪskəʊ] n (fam) (place) → discoteca; (event) → festa (con disc jockey)

disco

ديسكو diskotéka diskotek Disco ντίσκο discoteca disko boîte disko discoteca ディスコ 디스코 disco diskotek dyskoteka discoteca диско disco ดิสโก้ disko điệu nhảy disco 迪斯科
References in periodicals archive ?
Club name: Dance Wild Address: Martinet Road, Thornaby TS17 0AS Tell us about your club: Dance Wild is a dance school who specialise in freestyle disco dancing and is ran by Paul Wild and Paul Beadnall.
From crafts to Christmas gifts made by the centre staff and service users, decorations to disco dancing and festive food to Father Christmas, the event proved a big hit with locals.
She said: "The doctors' advice was to stay away from physical activity but I got into freestyle disco dancing when I was very little and loved it so much I didn't let the murmur stop me.
Bodiau Llachar, Adran Amlwch, came third in the disco dancing year 6 and under
It was the fourth time she has won a solo disco dancing competition at the Urdd Eisteddfod as well as a host of other prizes.
I was with nd of with laced mum He was placed with foster mum Moira Alexander, 64, whose grand-daughter did disco dancing classes.
She details different facets of disco dancing within its social context, with a focus on New York City, but with a chapter on other US urban centers like San Francisco.
Then, a leaflet for disco dancing lessons dropped through his door - and changed his life for ever.
Talking about disco dancing, Roach said "If we don't make it fun and healthy, Buddhism will die out.
Dialogue Yrs 10 and under Boys solo Yrs 10 and under Individual recitation Yrs 10 and under Woodwind solo Yrs 10 and under Cerdd dant choir Yrs 13 and under Folk dance Yrs 10 and under Boys choir (TB) Yrs 13 and under Disco dancing group Yrs 10 and under String solo Yrs 10 and under Duet Yrs 10 and under Girls (SA) choir Yrs 13 and under Individual disco dance Yrs 10 and under Three-part choir Yrs 13 and under SATB choir Yrs 13 and under
The track was called Ruff Mix and the accompanying video featured Cowell as a blue disco dancing dog.